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Venture Capital and Emerging Business

Venture Capital and Emerging Business


Contact: E. Kent Auberry
Overview

Smith Moore Leatherwood's emerging business attorneys have guided a wide range of clients through the start up and capital raising process. Our clients include venture funds, investment bankers and investors, start-up companies and growing middle-market companies.   We bring a pragmatic approach to emerging business engagements, with an eye to both long term success and the "triage" nature of limited start-up legal budgets.

We can help you with:
 

  • Entity formation and reorganizations related to capital-raising activities
  • Founder and Management incentive compensation structures
  • Oversight, control and governance issues
  • Friends and Family, Angel Investor and Venture Capital financing rounds
  • Exit strategies
  • Protection and exploitation of "crown jewel" intellectual property assets
  • Formation of venture funds and management companies
  • Venture fund acquisitions and divestitures
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